Why do we fall in love? What is it about the circuitry and neurochemistry of the brain that enables this behavior? On this program, Kayt Sukel discussed Dirty Minds. Topics: science, technology, sex, love, groks Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
That male and female brains are wired differently is simultaneously well-accepted and controversial. In his work, Dr. Ruben Gur, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, has studied functional and anatomical sex differences in the brain. On this episode, we discuss his findings and what they mean for the way we think and how we interact. Topics: gender, sex, neuroscience, brain, psychology, Ruben Gur Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Sex may be the reason that the world goes round, but can science provide the reason for the reason? On this program, Dr. Sharon Moalem discussed how sex works. Topics: science, sex, biology, evolution, sexology, groks Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Although sex is an integral part of human existence, there is still much that most of us are in the dark about. On this program, Dr. Robert Martin discussed the evolution of sexual behaviors in humans. Topics: science, sex, sexuality, evolution, biology, groks Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Science is based on accepting uncertainties. In contrast, business and politics tend to aver the unknown. On this program, Baruch Fischoff discusses how scientists can improve communicating risks and uncertainties. Topics: risk, science communication, uncertainty, climate change, sex education
'Based on a true story' isn't a phrase that only applies to books and movies. It also applies to our conceptions of the past. We're constantly compelled to fit what we know, or think we know, about the past into some kind of narrative. Unfortunately, both those facts and that narrative are sometimes wrong. Dr. Marlene Zuk joins us to discuss her book, Paleofantasies: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live. Topics: Groks, Science, technology, evolution, Zuk, Brennan, Marlene Zuk, crickets, Patricia Brennan,...